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CNN
Nov 27, 2012 9:00pm PST
increases. now, let me play a quote from jay carney talking about exactly what the president is offering. >> here's a fact. the president has on the table a proposal that reduces the deficit by $4 trillion, that does so in a balanced way, that includes substantial cuts to discretionary non-defense spending, over $1 trillion, it includes revenue and includes $340 billion in savings from our health care entitlement programs. >> fairly unequivocal, isn't it? it's a mixture of pretty substantial spending cuts and tax increases. >> we haven't seen the plan. i haven't seen the plan. i don't think the speaker -- >> are you accusing the president of lying? is the president lying? >> where is the plan? >> is he lying? >> i don't think the plan's out there. i think jay carney might be but i don't see the plan. maybe they have a plan. >> jay carney is lying and he's the white house spokesman. >> no. >> they're lying, are they? >> i'm not saying that. piers, maybe they've got -- >> you just did. you just called him a liar. >> they haven't shared the plan with the american people. paul ryan and the r
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 3:00pm EST
, which is something that is violated republican orthodoxy. here is jay carney just a few minutes ago in reaction to those comments. >> some of the comments you mentioned are welcome. and they represent what we hope is a difference in tone and approach to these problems and a recognition that a balanced approach to deficit reduction is the right approach. it's the one most beneficial for our economy. >> reporter: the president's trying to take advantage of that different tone. he talked to speaker boehner over the weekend by telephone. and today you've had two business leaders, john engler, tom donahue, in to meet with senior white house officials. they're trying to keep this going. aides on capitol hill tell me no substantive progress in negotiations just yet. they're just now getting back to work after thanksgiving. >> how does that make you feel about the market? does it make you feel like they have more kum-bi-ya going on in washington, d.c.? does it make you more willing to invest? >> i'll tell you what. i saw spielberg's "lincoln" over the weekend and it was incredible because it r
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
must be rejected by all who respect our common humanity. >> white house briefing spokesman jay carney was pushed for explanation. >> what your questions seems to suggest is that it is more important that i or others use talking point provideed by the intelligence community, than what happened in benghazi. >> a congressional memo by fox news said the al-qaeda affiliated terrorists were involved in benghazi and assault on embassies in yemen and tunisia. senior fellow suggested terrorist attacks on 9/11 were not isolated events but were potentially linked. >> bret: big deal. we will continue to follow it. thank you. congressional negotiations going nowhere fast, president obama is appealing to a different constituency tonight in his bid to back away from the fiscal cliff. we have fox team coverage. chief washington correspondent james rosen is at the white house to tell us about the president's return to the campaign trail sort of. but we begin with the chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel and another reason that the talk reconciliation so important. good evening, mike. >> good eve
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm EST
fiscal cliff. listen to jay carney. >> we should address the drivers of the deficit. social security is not currently a driver of the deficit. that's an economic pact. while the president supports engaging with congress on a separate tract to strengthen social security, for entitlements we need to look at medicare and medicaid. >> joining to us talk about that and more is alan krueger, chairman of the council of economic advisers. can you help us interpret what jay carney just said? a lot of republicans have gone into this debate and discussion saying, you want more in taxes but in the same time we have to have entitlement reform. is he taking that off the table, mr. krueger? >> the president has pursued a balanced approach all along. he's had entitlement reform on the table. if you look at budgets, there are tough decisions there relating to health care costs, which are driving our deficits. additional revenue from upper income earners. >> medicare is still on the table when it comes to discussions about the fiscal cliff but not social security? what exactly are we talking about? >>
Current
Nov 29, 2012 3:00am PST
yesterday. where jay carney had a screen in back of him with that hash tag my2k. use it today. and you know, $2,000 for most americans is a good chunk of change. extra money in the pocket. particularly right now at the holidays but i mean this will kick in next year. but that's $2,000 as the president said yesterday, you can use to buy clothes for the kids, put food on the table to maybe extend your vacation a little bit. at this time, there was a baby that cried in the crowd yesterday and he said you can use that to buy diapers for the baby. picture up right on it. >> $2,000 is a lot of money. >> bill: for most americans. for the koch brothers, they wouldn't even think about it. >> they spend that on lunch. >> bill: donald trump no. this is for average americans. so what the republicans are saying really is we are willing to steal $2,000 from the pockets of every american family unless president obama is willing to give the millionaires and billionaires another tax cut. that is just disgusting. i don't know how they can stand on that principle and expect to survive as a party. so my q
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
respect there was no protest or demonstration in benghazi. also at the white house briefing, jay carney seemed to try and put the focus on the investigation and not ambassador rice's comments. >> people are more interested in talking points for a sunday show several months ago than finding out what happened in benghazi, bringing to justice who was responsible, and insuring we take action that prevents something like that happening again. >> also late tonight, harry reid said the three republicans are politicizing the benghazi matter, calling it, quote, outrageous. >> shepard: catherine herridge in washington. the white house and congress have five weeks to keep us from going over the fiscal cliff at the end of the year. that would mean automatic tax hikes and spending cuts at the same time and an economists say it could cause another resomething. the president met with congressional leaders from both parties, but harry reid says there has not been much progress since then. mike emmanuel is on capitol hill. republicans are asking for changes to social security and medicare. any common ground? >
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
question, instead of, like you said, parrot, but instead she's a robot, so is jay carney, just a robot, don't exercise good judgment, ask questions, why do you know that? if the asked those questions, ty were lied to, we don't know. it's not that they're bad people, but don't have good judgment to ask good questions. >> you can be the tool of your bureaucracy -- i've known secretaries of state i would basically put in that category -- or you can be a real policy leader. that frequently means, it inevitably means, questioning and challenging what the bureaucracy serves up to you. but i think if you -- if you don't perform that role, then you're not performing to the expectation of being a senior official in the government. that's why i say there are two basic philosophies of how you perform in government here. if you want to promote somebody who reads talking points, that's fide. let me say, i believe the president should basically get his nominee for executive branch positions. but if that's what you want, that's the defense, as i just read my talking points, that's the way she'll be a
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 10:00pm PST
like a robot. so is jay carney. they repeat what they are told and they don't exercise good judgment and ask questions, saying how do you know that? why do you know that? if they did ask the questions, we ought to know. it is not that they are bad people. but they don't have good judgment to ask questions. >> look, there are basically two ways you can perform in the government at a senior level. you can be the tool of you're bureaucracy. i have known secretaries of state that i would put in that category, or you can be a real policy leader that. frequently means, it inevitably means questioning and challenging what the bureaucracy serves up to you. but i think if you -- if you don't perform that role, then you are not performing to the expectation of being a senior official in the government. that's why i say, there are two basic philosophies of how you perform in government here. if you want to promote somebody who reads talking points, that's fine. i believe the president should basically get his nominee for executive-branch positions. but if that's what you want, that's t
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
house. jay carney indicated today what the president's stance is on income tax rates. >> i would say also that the president has made clear that he will not sign a bill that extends the bush era tax cuts for those making more than $250,000. he's made that clear. >> so, krystal, the rates go up. that's what it will consist of among other things. >> all right, unless of course they go over the cliff and they don't have to vote to increase taxes and maybe they didn't violate the pledge. in grover's eyes, they would be violating the american. i think what carney's comments underscore is how strong of a hand the president has here. not only do they agree with the reality that it will be republicans fault and that republicans set up this whole situation and that he has that negotiation of going over the cliff and the rates go up for everyone if you do that. he's been very smart about positioning this, too, saying you guys, we all agree on extending existing tax rates. let's do that and then we can deal with this other piece. will i play lawyer for one second. the whole way that marginal ra
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
jay carney was noncommittal. >> you are not having any spending cuts now. you want to do spending cuts next year; is that a fact? >> no. it's not a fact. these are all parts of aspects of the conversations that are ongoing. >> some republicans are pushing boehner an other leaders to accept an extension of the middle class cuts to avoid the white house blaming them for crash over taxes on the rich. >> everybody is waiting for schedule to go up. unless we fix that paradoxically. president obama becomes defender of the bush tax cuts for 98% of the people. he is no such thing. >> the president is seething on the comments to say -- seizing on the comments to say he is optimistic about a deal. >> we could get it done tomorrow. >> budget expert erskine bowles said the opposite. >> i'm worried we have a possibility we could go off the cliff. that would be catastrophic. >> bowles said there is a two-third chance of us going over the cliff. though he said he still hopeful we can have both tax hikes and spending cuts to avoid that. the president said he is willing to have a framework for spending
MSNBC
Nov 28, 2012 10:00pm PST
a straight face. today, jay carney was asked what the president meant when he said work together. >> is governor romney here tomorrow in some kind of candidate level position? audition -- >> no. >> beyond that, is there some kind of reorganization in the commerce department where governor romney could play a role? >> the president does not have a specific assignment in mind for the governor. >> mitt romney has not been as generous about the president in his comments since the election. >> what the president's campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work very aggressively to turn them out to vote. >> jonathan capehart, you wrote today and i'm sure you thought about this. i would hand over my entire tie collection just to be in the room. now -- >> absolutely. that's a big tie collection. >> has the president seen your entire tie collection? >> no, he has not. no, he has not seen the tie collection, but there are people around him who know about my tie collection. so -- >> national security
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 10:00am PST
the spending cuts and today we appear to have the republican answer. >> reporter: jay carney appears to be making news saying the white house is in fact open to having spending cuts as part of this discussion in the fiscal cliff talks. i think what is going on here is the white house heard the criticism and they are trying to breathe some new life into these talks. politico reported there was a phone call between the president and speaker boehner. they claim it was curt as in a short call that did not go well. jay carney just pushed back and said it was a 28-minute phone call. he said it was frank and direct. and it was good, it was positive. they believe, the white house does, that they are making progress. but i pressed jay carney. i said will spending cuts be included? and here is what he said. >> can you hold up that budget, look in the camera and say to your fellow democrats on capitol hill, vote for and include some of these spending cuts in this deal to avoid the fiscal cliff? because that's not what they are doing. should they include those? >> yes. and i know that democrats
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 10:00am PST
comprehensive plan to bring down our deficit. what i pressed jay carney on is he now splitting this negotiation into two. let, deal with raising tax on the rich, lowering tax on the middle class. take a listen. >> the republicans are saying on the hill today -- baron had a news conference that said so you are trying to lock in tax changes, then you are not having any spending cuts now. you want to do spending cuts next year. is that a fact? >> it's not a fact. these are all parts of aspects of conversations that are ongoing. >> reporter: it' ongoing. er in noncommittal and what they are going to do. jay carney says they have a plan on the table to achieve savings in medicare and medicaid. as you know, the big part of this story developing is top democrats like deck dur begin in the senate are saying they don't want to -- don't want to deal with changes to medicare and medicaid. so you have republicans like john boehner the house speaker saying you can't just make tax changes in the short term and promise down the road you will cut spending, you will reform medicare. this is where th
MSNBC
Nov 28, 2012 2:30am PST
philadelphia. yesterday chuck todd asked jay carney if the president was running out the clock ahead of the last minute deal. >> isn't everybody just killing time until the deadline comes? can seems like everybody is just -- >> they're not killing time to me, chuck. >> until the final week and the jet fumes, people get out of school and the holidays come and then everybody will actually hammer it out? >> look, here's a fact. the president has on on the table a proposal that reduces the deficit by $4 trillion. that is substance. so he has not waited for people to start smelling the jet fumes at national airport. he has actively put forward a plan. >> top republicans are saying president obama should be spending less time politicking out in the public and more time working behind closed doors in washington to try to hammer out a deal. >> rather than sitting down with lawmakers of both parties and working out an agreement, he's back on the campaign trail presumably with the same old talking points that we're quite familiar with. look, we already know the president's a very good campaigner. we
Univision
Nov 27, 2012 5:00am PST
jay carney. autoridades de texas recibieron una llamada y encontraron a 19 inmigrantes indocumentados centroamerican os hacinados en una residencia de houston. y el mismo santa claus, acompaqado por su esposa, inspecciono el arbol de navidad que fue plantado hoy en el cesped del capitolio, en la capital del pais.la primera informacion en despierta america ♪. >>> el dolor de las deportaciones se agudizan cuando sus madres son deportadas y sus hijos quedan en estados unidos, desde el otro lado de la frontera las mujeres pagan cualquier precio para reunirse con sus hijos. >>> hoy a la liturgia asisten 22 mujeres, algunas dan gracias, otras piden a dios una oportunidad para abrazar a sus hijos una vez más. >>> esta vez, las puertas se abrieron para 22 mujeres. >>> me duele mucho ,porque sé que mis hijos están allá (en estados unidos). >>> nayeli llego hace 3 días, en su casa en california dejó a 3 hijos, todos nacidos en estados unidos, su proceso de deportación comenzó hace dos años, cuando la detuvieron por conducir sin licencia. >>> me dicen, mami, cuándo vas a venir, y me
MSNBC
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
new hash tag called #pound#my2k. i asked jay carney whether this is just a game of running out the clock until the real negotiations begin in late december. is everything just killing time until the deadline comes? >> no. >> it seems everybody -- >> it doesn't feel like killing time. >> killing time until the final week and the jet fumes of the airport and then everybody will sit down and hammer this out. >> well, look, here's a fact, the president has on the table a proposal that reduces the deficit by $4 trillion. that is substance. so he has not waited for people to start smelling the jet fumes at national airport. he has actively put forward a plan. >> the white house and republicans are ramping up their pr, something significant is happening behind the scenes. both sides appear to be preparing their own basis to eat their vegetables, if you will. in other words, get ready to make some sacrifices on sacred cows that are required for a grand bargain. for republicans that means swallowing changes to the bush-era tax rates and yesterday the first major house republican broke with
MSNBC
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
permanent, i think that is a point we should agree on. >> it almost sounds like jay carney at the podium when you hear tom cole these days. he's about to come on the show. we'll ask him about that. his idea was quickly sht down by sean duffy who did it right here on daily rundown. >> i think this is a minority position within the party. >> the goal here is to grow the economy and control spending. you're not going to grow the economy if you raise tax rates on the top two rates. >> but remember this, cole did boehner a huge favor yesterday. whether boehner realizes it or not, providing him cover. what boehner needs is republicans to be -- some group of republicans to be to his left. he needs there for to be republicans to his left and right on this so he is the rock in the middle. congressman cole will join me in the show in just a few minutes. >>> finally, as the president gets set to change his cabinet, he took time out to publicly defend the woman who could be his next secretary of state. >> susan rice is extraordinary. couldn't be prouder of the job she's done. >> you saw who led the
CNN
Nov 28, 2012 11:00am PST
fairly tight lipped about this. we saw jay carney the white house press secretary talk about this at the briefing. and the invitation was extended and it was accepted by the former gop nominee. he will be in town tomorrow. he'll be here in washington tomorrow to have lunch with the president. before he does that, he will be meeting with his old running mate, paul ryan, who is in the midst of all of these fiscal cliff negotiations. so it is a busy time in washington right now. and mitt romney will be coming right into the thick of all of this. but, you know, a lot of this is happening just as it seems the romney folks and people in romney world are trying to resuscitate mitt romney's image somewhat. you see stu stevens taking out an op-ed in the washington post just today, brooke, talking about how losing is just losing, and that it is not a mandate to throw out every idea that this candidate expressed during the course of the campaign, and it is not an excuse to show what he called disrespect for what he calls a good man. so we're seeing a lot of mitt romney, not just from the former can
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 2:00am PST
compromise. in fact, yesterday, during the white house briefing jay carney was asked specifically about what's happening with the fiscal cliff, and this is what he had to say. >> math tells us that you can't get the kind of balanced approach that you need without having rates be part of the equation. it's simply -- we haven't seen a proposal that achieves that. a realistic proposal that achieves that. >> and there you had jay carney yesterday talking about tax rates there. that basically what it comes down to right now, republicans are going to be forced into a corner on whether or not they raise rates, tax rates, on the wealthy. let the bush tax cuts expire for those who are making over $250,000. and democrats are going to have to come to the table and perhaps give in on entitlement reform on medicare, medicaid, and some of these other programs that have really been sacrosanct to the democratic party. >> and just very quickly, mark, we're seeing a lot of public rhetoric, but there are talks, negotiations going on between the staffs of all these politicians in washington. is that
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 2:30am PST
social security. white house press secretary jay carney said yesterday the president is open to compromise and should republicans make a realistic proposal on taxes, they will meet them halfway. >> math tells us that you can't get the kind of balanced approach that you need without having rates be part of the equation. we haven't seen a proposal that achieves that, a realistic proposal, that achieves that. the reality is, closing loopholes and ending deductions as an alternative to raising rates on the top earners, top 2%, those making over $250,000, sounds good, but you have to look at the actual contents of those proposals. >>> and a new poll shows the majority of americans do want compromise in order to avoid the fiscal cliff. 67% say a deal should be a combination of spending cuts and tax increases. and if no deal is reached by the end of the year, it's clear who will take the majority of the blame, 45% will say it's the republicans' fault in congress compared to 34% for the president. when it comes to the public's expectations of their elected leaders in washington, two-thi
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 11:00am PST
from the white house, just moments ago. jay carney, spokesperson during the daily briefing here, said that the president has now spoken with the leaders, the republican leaders of the house and the senate here, you have senator mitch mcconnell and speaker john boehner, they all spoke with the president, over the weekend by phone, about the fiscal cliff. here's what jay carney said. >> forecast to be done, work is continuing to take place, the president spoke with both senator reid and speaker boehner over the weekend as you noted. he'll continue to have outreach with -- as he promised he would with various stake holders, business leaders and others this week. as well as conversations that are ongoing between his staff and folks on the hill. that will continue. we hope to see progress. >> and meeting with the leaders? >> i don't have any scheduling updates, but you stole my thunder a little bit, but, yeah, he spoke with speaker boehner and senator reid over the weekend and, you know, he will meet with them at the appropriate time as well as obviously nancy pelosi and mitch mcconnell. s
Current
Nov 28, 2012 3:00am PST
him. >> bill: that sounds like lindsey graham to me. by the way i thought jay carney had a great point on this why isn't the president meeting with these republicans? why is he wasting time talking to real people? jay carney said let him say it. >> only inside the beltway do people think that -- sitting in a room for photo spray will solve necessarily problems. the work has to be done and that work is being done. >> bill: yeah, right. sitting around with the photo spray, the journalists -- the reporter's short hand for letting the cameras come in and get a picture of everyone and think that accomplishes something, it doesn't. it is a waste of time. any time spent with john boehner and eric cantor and mitch mcconnell, total freakin' waste of time. dan's in concorde, california. what do you say? >> caller: hi, bill. how are you doing? >> bill: good, thank you. >> caller: you're look great. i actually got up early just to watch you. >> bill: oh, my god. good for you. after the show you can go back and take a nap. >> caller: but i haven't got clothes on. >> bill: good for you. >> cal
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 8:00am PST
the hatchet. show we have peaceful transitions in this country. i yesterday, asked, jay carney respectfully to open up the meeting to cameras on behalf of the white house correspondents association. respectfully declined. he believe both men had been in front of the public eye, in front of tv cameras over past year. they wanted to take care of business in private, if you will. one thing might be on the agenda, the fact that at his news conference a couple weeks back the president said something he respected about mitt romney how he turned around the olympic games. he thought some of that could be used to help make government more efficient. there is a big debate going on about government spending, wasteful spending. maybe he will enlist mitt romney for a initiative along those lines. jon: talk about government spending, we've got that fiscal cliff coming up january 1. might this conversation somehow be used to make some progress on that? >> reporter: it could because of the fact the other person on mitt romney's schedule today is congressman paul ryan, the house budget chairman. of course w
Current
Nov 27, 2012 3:00am PST
yesterday jay carney the white house press secretary, i don't know if you were there. taking social security off the table. it's not a problem. it hasn't contributed to the deficit. that's off the table. they're open to medicare. they've been open to changing provider payments which there is a lot of waste there. encouraging pharmacy companies to give medicare and medicaid better rates. those are all positive reforms. those are big savings. so we can take and find savings from the provider side. it is when you go after the beneficiaries that you run into problems but look, you know, romney ran an entire campaign hitting democrats for cutting $716 billion out of medicare. now they turn -- republicans backed that view we shouldn't touch medicare at all. now they turn around and say you have to cut medicare. it is as if the 716 debate we had for months didn't happen. >> bill: we know -- you know, the fact is the phrase entitlement reform, i wish democrats would stop using it because by republicans democrats mean one thing which is making the system more efficient, more cost-effective,
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am EST
all others, 2.202-585-388 yesterday at the daily news conference of the white house, jay carney the spokesman there was asked about liberals who are advocating going off the so- called fiscal cliff. here is what he had to say. [video clip] >> he spoke with john boehner. by the weekend and he will meet with them at the appropriate time as well as nancy pelosi and mitch mcconnell. so the process that he began is continuing. recanting you to be optimistic that a balanced approach is achievable. we know what the solutions are. it was senator who said that in an op-ed, one benefit of all of the debate said we have had any discussions over the past couple of years is that we know what the parameters of a balanced solution for these challenges look like. and they include both spending cuts and revenues and entitlement reform. they have to have -- all three legs of the school of got to report of that. >> jay carney at the white house. was asked about the idea of going off the fiscal cliff. alan krueger, the chairman of president obama's economic advisers, he spoke about what would happen if
Current
Nov 27, 2012 10:00pm PST
rice is saying as much and you heard jay carney say it today, they feel they did what they set out to do. they were not playing politics according to the president. susan rice was sent out to answer the questions. she was armed with the same intelligence briefings that these three senators were armed with and that's what she said. here's susan rice talking about that, as well. that is a graphic. that is consistent with what this administration said. when anything like this has the first reports you get out of any situation in a far off land from vietnam up to now are sketchy at best and they go with the intelligence they have. >> cenk: i hear you. i'm not sure it's her fault but i don't believe them. i don't believe the administration. i'll tell you why. the attack happens and they've got r.p.g.'s, it's a coordinated assault. i came on the air and said this is different than what's happening in egypt. they are not protesting the movie. it was fairly obvious almost the c.i.a. writes up a report that explains this is a terrorist attack and someone in the administration amended it to
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 3:00pm PST
president morsi is that incorrect? >> we're concerned about it and raised the concerns. >> bret: jay carney at the white house today asked about egypt president, mohammed morsi and his effort last thursday. to say any order he is gives are not subject to review by egypt court. so far one dead and wounding 400 and n protests. and question is the administration response has been. you heard semantics there. concern or criticizing. >> yeah. almost, carney seems he would be relieved to be attacked by wild dogs. >> the white house was in a tough place because of the object of the arab spring and the middle east. we have rapid order with muslim dictatorship to have more anti-american notes than the previous egyptian dictato dictatorship. that is a real problem for the obama administration. the simple fact they have not been critical of a country where a guy who is a member of a cultish, theocratic quasi-fascist organization assumed the dictatorial powers over the country. they refuse to be critical because they helped with cease-fire and fight between hamas and israel. >> as you imagine, th
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 2:00am PST
the overall object i have. >> white house smokes man jay carney talked about whether our president has been in contact with morsi since this power grab move? >> we have been and continue to be engaged substantially with ee gicht as the process continues. when there are reasons to raise concerns we raise them. >> (inaudible question n. ( () >> he has not spoken with president morsi since the cease fire but if i have updates i will bring those to your attention. >> should we see this president reach out directly to president moresy to ask what are you doing? >> # president spoke on numerous occasions about the violence in gaza. he spoke with him before that and will continue to speak with him going forward. >> are these developments an issue for the administration. that's what the special report fanl it is talking about. he is saying yes it is. >> at the end of the day we are watching egypt and not even in slow-motion. rapid order turned into a new muslim dictatorship that will have moran tie american notes than the previous egyptian dictatorship. that is a real problem for the obama
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 9:00pm PST
, that's democracy? >> absolutely not. this is where this administration as we see with jay carney, and others, they not only have no comprehension of islamism, but they've allowed them to hijack the revolution, about the egyptian people, coming back to the streets to try to regain their freedom from an oppressor, the muslimists, worst of mubarak, because they're dictators on steroids. morsi is worse than mubarak. he's working with the terrorist organization hamas. people like mr. rehab and this administration don't have the courage to speak out against islamism, which many devout muslims do. many muslims on the streets don't want the islamists run their society. unfortunately we have people like you and this administration that don't have the courage to articulate liberty in the region, stand behind the people in the street, in front of them, and lead for real change. >> sean: is this period going to be viewed as the rise of the radical islamists, and under obama and hillary clinton, they are getting empowered by the united states? >> absolutely. we are completely useless. american sof
Current
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
entitlement reform. >> eliot: jay carney said the white house welcomed those comments and grover norquist tried to make light of them. >> some of them have engaged in impure thoughts. they have not actually voted for a tax increase. >> eliot: norquist drawing the red line of any revenue even if new funds came from closing loopholes and limiting deductions. >> if you do that, you've just killed tax reform for a generation. why? how do you get the rates down if you don't have the deductions in credits. what obama is hoping to do is raise taxes spend the money, kill tax reform for individual. >> eliot: meanwhile, some democrats would rather see the country jump off the fiscal cliff than agree to cuts in social security or other social programs. telling nbc news the cliff was more like a gentle slope and there would be plenty of time next year to mitigate it's affects if the deal could not be made. >> this is not an one-day event. thechy does not go into the tank on january 1st or january 2nd 37 all of the tax changes would be for next year's taxes. not this year's taxes. you don't see that i
FOX Business
Nov 26, 2012 7:00pm EST
republicans into a deal press secretary jay carney today made clear where the president himself simply refuses to compromise. >> there are issues that need to be resolved that we have been very clear about, both the presence interest and willingness to compromise, but also his clear insistence that he will not sign an extension of bush era tax cuts for the top 2% lou: a congressional budget office analysis shows that allowing the bush tax cuts to expire on upper income americans would generate approximately $82 billion a year or enough to run the government for eight and a half days. eight and a half days. meanwhile, the list of republicans who are reversing themselves on their anti-tax pledges is growing. former gang of six member publicly broke ranks last week after fellow gang member defected from norquist in july when he agreed to a tax increases in exchange for a grand bargain on the deficit. the other republicaa gang member, senator mike ray powell reportedly indicated earlier that he is open to a range of possible tax rates. now senate is lindsay gramm, john mccain, bob barker a
MSNBC
Nov 28, 2012 1:00am PST
senators would be investigating. so jay carney and others in the white house are trying to say, why what was said on sunday morning television which is not under oath and not out of the old or new testaments, why that's become writ so large and why we're going through this with someone who has not yet been nominated. that's all rather curious. >> this is why i wanted to talk to you about it. this is the thing that's so frustrating. there are real things to talk about here. why this attack was able to go so far that it actually killed the u.s. ambassador. in terms of susan rice's predicament here, is she essentially just being caught up in a proxy war? her role in this, she had nothing to do with the security matter here. the picking on what happened on the sunday show, is it a proxy for something else? >> i asked that very question today of someone who has understood these things far better than i. former top official both at the nsc and state department. he said he thinks it's a proxy war. maybe there's a personal issue between one or another of the senators and susan rice. she worked f
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 3:00pm PST
. >> white house spokesman jay carney broke new ground declaring today the president does want spending cuts, listed in his budget plan to be included in the fiscal cliff talks. >> hold up the budget and say democrats on capitol hill vote for including the spending cuts in this deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. that is not what they are doing now. should they include those? >> yes. i think that, and i know that democrats accept that this has to be it, a balanced package, that includes revenues and cuts and spending cuts. >> months ago, the budget carney held up was voted down by the entire senate. 99-0. meaning no democratic support. earlier, dick durbin insisted spending cuts from entitlement reform will not be part of the talks while pelosi spell noncommittal whether the cuts will be in the deal. still, the administration is trying to breathe life to the talks, with vice president biden shopping at new costco in washington, picking up a big screen tv and apple pie and insisting he is optimistic of a deal. >> i am. i am. all the folks in the store, man. going to make a difference. >> car
FOX News
Nov 25, 2012 9:00am PST
powers, the military will likely step in. the looming fiscal cliff, jay carney says everyone has expressed a desire to hammer out an agreement, but he did not give any details about the negotiations so far. the producers of "dallas" say that i are will be giving j.r. ewing a proper sendoff, they are working on the a way to write write the character off the show, after he died on friday. he had filmed six episodes for the season. move over, justin bieber, you have been overstepped. south korean rapper cy has been viewed more than 805 million times. bieber's video, baby, has only 803 million views. those are the top stories right now. >> shannon: something tells me the bieber fans are not going to take that lying down. >> reporter: i don't know. i heard they're a tough bunch. vinever had to deal with them. but it's interesting that this style is so popular here, shannon, because almost the entire thing is in korean. people have no idea what he is saying. >> shannon: luckily, we sweep that and i am interested in the mashup he did with m.c. hammer. >> shannon: have seen you practicin
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
. here is how white house press secretary jay carney responded to that one. >> is governor romney here tomorrow in some kind of cabinet-level position? some kind of audition for that position? >> no, no, no. >> okay. so i know it sounds ridiculous. but wouldn't it be nice if, like you said, president obama would find some role for mitt romney and mitt romney would actually agree to do it? >> reporter: well, you know, a lot of mitt romney supporters out there probably would think that might be a good idea. that would give him a chance to influence this administration. but there's no indication at all that the president plans to offer him a job. the president, when asked about what kind of role mitt romney could perhaps play said this is no suggestion here that he has a special assignment for mitt romney. it's just a chance for them to sit down and talk about ideas, as the president pointed out, mitt romney had some ideas that were not necessarily partisan ideas but good ideas. >> dan lothian, reporting live from the white house. >>> today, s in syria are celebrating a milestone victory
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 8:00am PST
white house previousing spokesman jay carney tried to put the focus on the current investigation and not ambassador rice's people are moe interested in talking points for a sunday show several months ago than they are in finding out what happened in benghazi, bringing to justice to was responsible and insuring we take action to prevent something like that from happening again. >> reporter: late yesterday there was a statement issued by the senate majority leader harry reid who said the three republicans politicize sizing this issue and called their behavior outrage just, jenna. jenna: well have more as the story volz throughout the day. catherine, thank you. >> reporter: you're welcome. jon: another story gripping washington, the size of our national debt. one lawmaker says the real problem is the fiscal avalanche that looms if the government fails to deal with our massive national debt. it is now over $16 trillion and counting. utah republican senator mike lee wrote that the in an, wrote that in a recent opinion piece. he is a member of the joint economic committee. you're from
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 8:00am PST
social security. jon: white house press secretary jay carney says president obama will not give on extending current tax rates on wealthy americans. on entitlements carney says the president is open to changes except when it comes to social security. >> the president has long made clear that he is open to discussions about strengthening social security as part of a separate track. jon: so is the u.s. economy heading for a plunge over the fiscal cliff? with us now, associate editor and columnist for "the hill", a.b. stoddard. so what are the folks that you cover there on capitol hill, what are they saying about the prospects here? >> well, in the last 10 days it starts to sound more and more like democrats don't really have a problem with going over the slope or the cliff. they won't really admit that but it seems that they're not working so hard to stop it. you see the white house trying to tell americans that there is going to be such a steep tax increase on the middle class that it could affect consumer spending at the holidays. that is 20% of total retail consumer demand for the
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 10:00am PST
of new campaigning. a look at the white house now where press jay carney just began today's briefing. he reiterated that president obama will not sign legislation that extends lower tax rates for the wealthy in particular. that comes as top republicans in the senate draws a line in the sand saying political ideology cannot rule the negotiations. >> the only balanced approach is one that includes real and lasting reforms. so republicans have stepped out of our comfort zone, we've been clear about what we'll do and what we won't, and yet we remain at an impasse. leading us to why ask why? because a vocal minority on the hard left continues to argue from the leaders of their party from the president on down that democrats in washington should do absolutely nothing about short term, or long term spending problems. this is the thelmand louise crowd, the ones who dream about higher taxes and bigger government it will pay for, regardless of the impact on jobs or the economy, or america's standing in the world. these are the ones who have recklessly ignored the fact that we can't ke
Current
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
the president's carney child in. jay carney. >> some of of the comments you mentioned are welcome and they represent what we hope is a difference in tone and approach. >> stephanie: it's one thing to sound like your compromising on television and another thing to actually do something. nails it, nails it would you like the fun facts? >> absolutely. >> stephanie: the myth of the obama cave-in. i love john fugelsang but the joke he does about back ma makes folks scream. we disagree. >> liberals are allowed to disagree. >> stephanie: no we're not they're loud to do what i say. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: with the cliff looming, the president capitulated during the last tax cut fight. i'll read the cogent parts to you. >> she's on a roll. >> stephanie: i'm on a roll. when the germans attacked pearl harbor, i'm on a roll. obama didn't wave the flag in 2010. he turned a faceoff into an opportunity to enact a second stimulus that he otherwise could not get past senate republicans. his failure was that he failed to convey to the world that he jujitsu's g.o.p.ers. did i say that right? ok.
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 10:00am EST
declares the house in recess until >> also today the white house briefing with jay carney, and that's and you can follow that on c-span.org. back on capitol hill today, tim geithner, the treasury secretary, has separate meetings with senate and house leaders, and we expect a briefing from senate democrats at about noon also. c-span cameras will be covering that. in london today, lord justice brian levison had the culture, ethics into the british press and to oversee press behavior. this in the wake of the behavior that surfaced at rupert murdoch's newspaper, "news of the world." his briefing this morning is about 25 minutes. >> good afternoon. for the seventh time in less than 70 years there's a new report commissioned by the government dealing with concerns about the press. it was sparked by public revulsion about a single act. the hacking of a mobile phone by a murdered teenager. it has expanded to cover the culture, practices and ethics of the press and its conduct in relation to the public, the police and politicians. this inquiry has been the most concentrated look at the press t
PBS
Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
raise taxes on the wealthy and prevent tax hikes for everyone else. white house spokesman jay carney. >> well, the president believes very strongly that the american people matter in this debate. because this debate is about them. the question of whether or not taxes go up on 98% of american tax payers is a very important to ordinary americans. it is not just a matter for discussion between the president and the senate minority leader. or other congressional leaders. >> brown: to that end the president met privately today with small business owners. on friday he'll travel to the philadelphia area to speak further on the issue. not to be outdone, house republicans said they'll meet with small business owners and workers in their districts arguing against the president's plan. in the senate republican my ontario leader mitch mcconnell dismissed the president's new tactics. >> as we head into the fiscal cliff negotiations, my advice to the president would be... it seems like our friends on the other side are having some difficulty turning off the campaign. we need to sit down and work this matte
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